Rights, Duties, and Responsibilities of the Youth
The birth of the convention on the rights of the child <ul><li>In December 1989, the convention on the rights of the child...
Rights and duties <ul><li>Rights –duty or obligation  </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoyment of rights goes hand in hand with assumin...
The role of the family  <ul><li>The family, not the State has the primary responsibility for making sure that children are...
Who is a child? <ul><li>Every person from conception until the age of 18 </li></ul><ul><li>The question was so controversi...
Who is a child? <ul><li>The solution was to leave to each country the right to decide </li></ul>
In the Philippines <ul><li>A person is considered a child until he or she reaches the age of majority which is 18 </li></ul>
In the Philippines <ul><li>Article 2, Sec. 12 of the Constitution says that the “State recognizes the sanctity of family l...
In the Philippines <ul><li>Natural and primary right and duty of parents in the rearing of the youth…”  </li></ul>
The right to life, survival and development <ul><li>Access of all children to the basic services that support the life, su...
The right to have one’s views taken into account <ul><li>Right to form an opinion which will affect him or her personally ...
Freedom of expression and access to information <ul><li>Children have the right to “seek and receive” information and idea...
Freedom of religion <ul><li>Children have freedom of “thought, conscience and religion” </li></ul>
Freedom of association and assembly <ul><li>Freedom to join associations, clubs and organizations or set up new ones </li>...
The right to privacy <ul><li>The right of children not to have their name or photo published in newspapers or shown on tel...
Protection against abuse <ul><li>Government must protect children against neglect and abuse by parents or other caretakers...
The right to health care <ul><li>Right to a balanced diet,  </li></ul><ul><li>Proper medical attention </li></ul><ul><li>B...
The right to a decent standard of living <ul><li>Parents have a duty to provide children with food, shelter, clothing, med...
The right to an education <ul><li>The constitution provides for compulsory primary education </li></ul><ul><li>Free tuitio...
The right to play <ul><li>The State has the duty to promote sports and physical education </li></ul><ul><li>All schools mu...
Child labor <ul><li>Children under 15 years of age are not allowed to work under Philippine law </li></ul><ul><li>Unless t...
Sexual exploitation and abuse <ul><li>The child and youth welfare code established a procedure which allows children who a...
Deprivation of liberty <ul><li>A child under the age of 18 who is convicted of a crime may receive a suspended sentence an...
Children and armed conflict <ul><li>Children are to be considered “zones of peace” which means that they should not be use...
The right to rehabilitation <ul><li>Recovery from physical injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Recovery from psychological trauma <...
Responsibilities of the youth <ul><li>Strive to lead an upright virtuous life in accordance with the tenets of law </li></...
Responsibilities of the youth <ul><li>Respect the customs and traditions of our people  </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the  mem...
Responsibilities of the youth <ul><li>Participate actively in the promotion of the general welfare </li></ul><ul><li>Help ...
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Rights, Duties, and Responsibilities of the Youth

  1. 1. Rights, Duties, and Responsibilities of the Youth
  2. 2. The birth of the convention on the rights of the child <ul><li>In December 1989, the convention on the rights of the child was adopted by the United Nations </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rights and duties <ul><li>Rights –duty or obligation </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoyment of rights goes hand in hand with assuming responsibility </li></ul>
  4. 4. The role of the family <ul><li>The family, not the State has the primary responsibility for making sure that children are able to enjoy their rights </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who is a child? <ul><li>Every person from conception until the age of 18 </li></ul><ul><li>The question was so controversial until the final draft was agreed upon in 1989 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who is a child? <ul><li>The solution was to leave to each country the right to decide </li></ul>
  7. 7. In the Philippines <ul><li>A person is considered a child until he or she reaches the age of majority which is 18 </li></ul>
  8. 8. In the Philippines <ul><li>Article 2, Sec. 12 of the Constitution says that the “State recognizes the sanctity of family life and shall strengthen and protect the family as a basic autonomous social institution” </li></ul>
  9. 9. In the Philippines <ul><li>Natural and primary right and duty of parents in the rearing of the youth…” </li></ul>
  10. 10. The right to life, survival and development <ul><li>Access of all children to the basic services that support the life, such as medical care, and enough food </li></ul>
  11. 11. The right to have one’s views taken into account <ul><li>Right to form an opinion which will affect him or her personally </li></ul><ul><li>Must be given a chance to express his/her views </li></ul>
  12. 12. Freedom of expression and access to information <ul><li>Children have the right to “seek and receive” information and ideas </li></ul>
  13. 13. Freedom of religion <ul><li>Children have freedom of “thought, conscience and religion” </li></ul>
  14. 14. Freedom of association and assembly <ul><li>Freedom to join associations, clubs and organizations or set up new ones </li></ul><ul><li>The right to organize or take part in public meetings or demonstrations </li></ul>
  15. 15. The right to privacy <ul><li>The right of children not to have their name or photo published in newspapers or shown on television </li></ul>
  16. 16. Protection against abuse <ul><li>Government must protect children against neglect and abuse by parents or other caretakers </li></ul>
  17. 17. The right to health care <ul><li>Right to a balanced diet, </li></ul><ul><li>Proper medical attention </li></ul><ul><li>Basic physical requirements of a healthy and vigorous life </li></ul>
  18. 18. The right to a decent standard of living <ul><li>Parents have a duty to provide children with food, shelter, clothing, medical attention and education as far as they can </li></ul>
  19. 19. The right to an education <ul><li>The constitution provides for compulsory primary education </li></ul><ul><li>Free tuition for both primary and secondary public school education </li></ul>
  20. 20. The right to play <ul><li>The State has the duty to promote sports and physical education </li></ul><ul><li>All schools must have a sports program </li></ul>
  21. 21. Child labor <ul><li>Children under 15 years of age are not allowed to work under Philippine law </li></ul><ul><li>Unless they work for their parents </li></ul><ul><li>The work does not interfere with their education </li></ul>
  22. 22. Sexual exploitation and abuse <ul><li>The child and youth welfare code established a procedure which allows children who are abused to be removed from their homes </li></ul>
  23. 23. Deprivation of liberty <ul><li>A child under the age of 18 who is convicted of a crime may receive a suspended sentence and be put in a home operated by the DSWD instead of prison, provided that it is his or her first conviction </li></ul>
  24. 24. Children and armed conflict <ul><li>Children are to be considered “zones of peace” which means that they should not be used for military purposes or attached to it </li></ul>
  25. 25. The right to rehabilitation <ul><li>Recovery from physical injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Recovery from psychological trauma </li></ul><ul><li>Help in “ social reintegration” </li></ul>
  26. 26. Responsibilities of the youth <ul><li>Strive to lead an upright virtuous life in accordance with the tenets of law </li></ul><ul><li>Love,respect and obey his parents </li></ul><ul><li>Develop his potentialities for service particularly by undergoing a formal education </li></ul>
  27. 27. Responsibilities of the youth <ul><li>Respect the customs and traditions of our people </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the memories of our heroes </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the laws of our country and the principles and institutions of democracy </li></ul>
  28. 28. Responsibilities of the youth <ul><li>Participate actively in the promotion of the general welfare </li></ul><ul><li>Help in the promotion of individual rights and the strengthening of freedom </li></ul>

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